Biology of Belief - A cell biologist and best-selling author is speaking this weekend in Grass Valley. Bruce Lipton wrote "The Biology of Belief" to explain "epi-genetics," which he says is the information "above our genetic code." The Stanford fellow has done research on cloned stem cells and now leads the way in studies of how environment and perception control genes and how we feel.
Prop 8 Stay - Same-sex marriages might soon resume in California. The Prop 8 judge has lifted the stay but not until 5 p.m. next Wednesday. We'll talk with an unmarried same-sex couple who hope to marry next Thursday about what all this means for them.
"A River of Skulls" - The new film "A River of Skulls" is screening this weekend in Calaveras County. The film is set during the 1870s in Gold Rush country and deals with concepts of racial assimilation and women's roles during that chaotic time. It was filmed in Calaveras and Tuolumne counties. You'll meet the filmmaker and some of the actors.
Poetry Obsession - Sacramento author Taylor Graham is a prize-winning poet who's obsessed with Elihu Burritt and she wrote a book about it. It's released this month and she's doing a reading this Monday in Sacramento. We'll hear an excert of "Walking with Elihu Burritt."
Mr. Lobo - The first-ever live broadcast taping of late night horror show "Cinema Insomnia," with host Mr. Lobo, is happening this weekend at Movies on the Big Screen. The show is based out of Sacramento, and while it is syndicated across the country, no one in Sacramento airs it. The movie will be the 60s pun-fest/horror film, "The Undertaker and His Pals." We'll talk with Mr. Lobo about it.